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Rearrange the following six sentences (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(a) So the Sun retired behind a cloud, and the Wind began to blow hard upon the traveller.

(b) The Sun and the Wind were disputing who was stronger amongst them.

(c) But the harder he blew the more closely the traveller wrapped his coat around him.

(d) Then the Sun came out and shone in all his glory upon the traveller, who soon found it too hot to walk with his coat on.

(e) Suddenly they saw a traveller walking down the road, and the Sun said, “I see a way to settle our dispute”

(f) Whichever of us can cause the traveller below to take off his coat shall be regarded as the stronger one.

 

1. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement ?

(A) (f)

(B) (e)

(C) (d)

(D) (c)

(E) (b)

Ans : (C)

 

2. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement ?

(A) (d)

(B) (b)

(C) (e)

(D) (c)

(E) (a)

Ans : (E)

 

3. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement ?

(A) (b)

(B) (c)

(C) (a)

(D) (e)

(E) (f)

Ans : (B)

 

4. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement ?

(A) (b)

(B) (e)

(C) (c)

(D) (d)

(E) (a)

Ans : (A)

 

5. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement ?

(A) (b)

(B) (a)

(C) (f)

(D) (e)

(E) (c)

Ans : (D)